Recount policies/procedures/costs (Office of the Attorney General - Idaho)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Idaho of Idaho.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Idaho Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all policies and procedures regarding the recount of federal, state, or local ballot initiatives, including all materials regarding the following specific points:

• All policies and procedures regarding the initiation of a request to recount votes regarding a particular candidate position or ballot initiative
• All policies and procedures regarding the technical, practical measures for execution of a recount
• All policies, procedures, and considerations regarding the cost and budget of an execution of a recount
• All policies and procedures regarding the tallying and reporting of a vote recount

Please provide relevant procedures for jurisdictions under this agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Bivens Cloyd, Kriss

December 8, 2016

Dear Mr. Lipton:

Attached is the response to your public record request. You may also wish to review Title 34, Chapter 23 of the Idaho Code which is available online at:

Kriss Bivens Cloyd
Constituent Information Specialist

From: Beryl Lipton


Thanks so much for your help with this!

Happy holidays!